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# transport - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

Dec 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,708 Views 37 Comments

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

# transport - Friday 22 December, 2017

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
# Complaints
# Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 16,021 Views 27 Comments

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# transport - Thursday 21 December, 2017

A passenger called 'a liar' by an inspector has settled a defamation case against Irish Rail
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

A passenger called 'a liar' by an inspector has settled a defamation case against Irish Rail

Dec 21st 2017, 2:48 PM 1,514 Views 0 Comments

The woman was fined €100 when the conductor refused to accept her email ticket receipt.

The story of Ryanair's turbulent year... in 12 photos of Michael O'Leary acting the maggot
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

The story of Ryanair's turbulent year... in 12 photos of Michael O'Leary acting the maggot

Dec 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 881 Views 0 Comments

We dip into the archives to look back on an up and down 12 months at the low-cost carrier.

# transport - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

A liquidator has been appointed to the firm behind motor website Car Buyers Guide
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

A liquidator has been appointed to the firm behind motor website Car Buyers Guide

Dec 19th 2017, 6:27 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

A Judge said today that the company is unable to pays its debts.

Ryanair has revealed plans to recognise cabin crew unions
# Work
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# Work

Ryanair has revealed plans to recognise cabin crew unions

Dec 19th 2017, 2:13 PM 100 Views 0 Comments

The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.

# transport - Monday 18 December, 2017

Poll: Do you think it's time for Michael O'Leary to step down as Ryanair boss?
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Poll: Do you think it's time for Michael O'Leary to step down as Ryanair boss?

Dec 18th 2017, 5:22 PM 1,032 Views 0 Comments

The CEO helped turn the low-cost carrier into a multibillion-euro business.

# transport - Friday 15 December, 2017

Ryanair will recognise unions for first time in its history in bid to avert Christmas strikes
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

Ryanair will recognise unions for first time in its history in bid to avert Christmas strikes

Dec 15th 2017, 8:53 AM 355 Views 0 Comments

Pilots in Ireland, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Spain have planned industrial action.

# transport - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Irish Ryanair pilots have served notice of a strike five days before Christmas
# Transport
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# Transport

Irish Ryanair pilots have served notice of a strike five days before Christmas

Dec 12th 2017, 2:06 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

A number of workers, mostly captains, backed industrial action in secret ballots.

# transport - Monday 11 December, 2017

Dublin-based Ryanair pilots have voted in favour of industrial action
# Transport
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# Transport

Dublin-based Ryanair pilots have voted in favour of industrial action

Dec 11th 2017, 3:46 PM 305 Views 0 Comments

The airline has dismissed the ballot taken by a third-party union as ‘PR activity’.

Signal failure causes major traffic disruption during Luas Cross City's first weekday
# Signal Failure
# Signal Failure

Signal failure causes major traffic disruption during Luas Cross City's first weekday

Dec 11th 2017, 11:02 AM 32,380 Views 71 Comments

“It couldn’t have happened at a worse time.”

# transport - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Video: The Luas Cross City is fully operational for the first time
# Luas Cross City
# Luas Cross City

Video: The Luas Cross City is fully operational for the first time

Dec 9th 2017, 3:35 PM 44,769 Views 108 Comments

Come on board with us.

# transport - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike
# Transport
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# Transport

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike

Dec 6th 2017, 5:01 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

The budget airline also said it could shift some aircraft to “lower-cost airports”.

# transport - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000
# Transport
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# Transport

A law graduate scalded on a Ryanair flight has been awarded €10,000

Dec 5th 2017, 2:14 PM 4,369 Views 0 Comments

The UCD student was awarded the damages two hours before his graduation.

# transport - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'It's damaging the image of the city': Galway's traffic could be costing it jobs
# Transport
# Transport

'It's damaging the image of the city': Galway's traffic could be costing it jobs

Dec 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 31,355 Views 41 Comments

The western hub has been ranked as having the worst congestion in the country.

# transport - Saturday 2 December, 2017

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green
# Metro Notions
# Metro Notions

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green

Dec 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 18,071 Views 36 Comments

Dublin council still wants to finish the café-friendly plan – but it’s waiting for clarity on the long-delayed rail line.

# transport - Friday 1 December, 2017

Children under five can travel for free on public transport from today
# Freebies
# Freebies

Children under five can travel for free on public transport from today

Dec 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 19,628 Views 42 Comments

The number of ‘city zone fares’ has also been increased.

# transport - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'It's damaging the image of the city': Galway's traffic could be costing it jobs
# Western Congestion
# Western Congestion

'It's damaging the image of the city': Galway's traffic could be costing it jobs

Nov 30th 2017, 4:17 PM 699 Views 0 Comments

The western hub has been ranked as having the worst congestion in the country.

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green

Nov 30th 2017, 4:14 PM 662 Views 0 Comments

Dublin council still wants to finish the café-friendly plan – but it’s waiting for clarity on the long-delayed rail line.

# transport - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

A sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up to work drunk
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

A sacked Aer Lingus worker blamed drinking the night before for showing up to work drunk

Nov 29th 2017, 5:19 PM 1,808 Views 0 Comments

The Labour Court has upheld the decision to sack the worker.

# transport - Sunday 26 November, 2017

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green

Nov 26th 2017, 12:15 PM 3,068 Views 0 Comments

Dublin council still wants to finish the café-friendly plan – but it’s waiting for clarity on the long-delayed rail line.

'It's damaging the image of the city': Galway's traffic could be costing it jobs
# Transport
From Business ETC
# Transport

'It's damaging the image of the city': Galway's traffic could be costing it jobs

Nov 26th 2017, 6:00 AM 2,150 Views 0 Comments

The western hub has been ranked as having the worst congestion in the country.

# transport - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'We need high-quality public transport. Cork and Galway should get light rail'
# National Planning
# National Planning

'We need high-quality public transport. Cork and Galway should get light rail'

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:44 PM 1,222 Views 1 Comment

Plans for how Ireland will be developed over the next two decades are already under fire.

# transport - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year
# Stop Killing Cyclists
# Stop Killing Cyclists

'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year

Nov 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 17,026 Views 192 Comments

“Historically, I don’t think the government has taken cycling seriously as a mode of transport.”

Three legal challenges to Dublin Airport's €320m runway have been thrown out
# Transport
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# Transport

Three legal challenges to Dublin Airport's €320m runway have been thrown out

Nov 21st 2017, 12:20 PM 536 Views 0 Comments

A High Court judge ‘sympathised’ with one group of concerned locals but dismissed their claim.

Aviation bigwigs are tipped to bring home Ireland's biggest salaries next year
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Aviation bigwigs are tipped to bring home Ireland's biggest salaries next year

Nov 21st 2017, 11:23 AM 2,986 Views 0 Comments

Recruiter Brightwater predicts that bosses at leasing companies will earn up to €600,000 in 2018.

# transport - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines shows that 'the market is working'
# Tourism
# Tourism

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines shows that 'the market is working'

Nov 18th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,362 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.

'We need high-quality public transport. Cork and Galway should get light rail'
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

'We need high-quality public transport. Cork and Galway should get light rail'

Nov 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 1,815 Views 0 Comments

Plans for how Ireland will be developed over the next two decades are already under fire.

# transport - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes
# County Mayo
# County Mayo

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes

Nov 16th 2017, 4:38 PM 1,034 Views 0 Comments

Joe Gilmore is working for direct flights to northern Germany and America’s east coast.

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'
# Stephen Kavanagh
# Stephen Kavanagh

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'

Nov 16th 2017, 4:26 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford
# Transport
# Transport

'A vote of confidence': Bus Éireann wins rights to run five bus routes in Waterford

Nov 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,227 Views 27 Comments

This follows a competitive process with five bids from Irish and international companies.

# transport - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Three aviation execs wait to face claims they used trade secrets to set up a rival firm
# Transport
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# Transport

Three aviation execs wait to face claims they used trade secrets to set up a rival firm

Nov 15th 2017, 6:03 PM 846 Views 0 Comments

Ex-Ryanair finance boss Howard Millar and two fellow Stellwagen Capital directors deny any wrongdoing.

# transport - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

Aer Lingus says the failure of other European airlines is 'good news'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:14 PM 884 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh believes the failure of Monarch, Alitalia and Air Berlin shows ‘the market is working’.

# transport - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes
# Transport
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# Transport

Knock airport's boss says Ireland's regional hubs will struggle to hang onto routes

Nov 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 809 Views 0 Comments

Joe Gilmore is working for direct flights to northern Germany and America’s east coast.

Ryanair says the media made its cancellations cock-up sound like 'a big, big deal'
# No Frills
# No Frills

Ryanair says the media made its cancellations cock-up sound like 'a big, big deal'

Nov 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 10,772 Views 27 Comments

Kenny Jacobs made his first public appearance since the crisis.

# transport - Friday 10 November, 2017

A Dublin startup has raised €1m for technology that could help stop crashes
# Funding
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# Funding

A Dublin startup has raised €1m for technology that could help stop crashes

Nov 10th 2017, 12:31 PM 761 Views 0 Comments

ProVision Vehicle Cameras designs systems for tracking fleets and driver behaviour.

# transport - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Ryanair says the media made its cancellations cock-up sound like 'a big, big deal'
# Kenny Jacobs
# Kenny Jacobs

Ryanair says the media made its cancellations cock-up sound like 'a big, big deal'

Nov 9th 2017, 2:37 PM 406 Views 0 Comments

Kenny Jacobs made his first public appearance since the crisis.

The new extended Luas will open to the public in four weeks
# It's Finally Here
# It's Finally Here

The new extended Luas will open to the public in four weeks

Nov 9th 2017, 8:27 AM 28,528 Views 51 Comments

Works have been ongoing for years.

# transport - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Ryanair says the media made its cancellations cock-up sound like 'a big, big deal'
# Transport
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# Transport

Ryanair says the media made its cancellations cock-up sound like 'a big, big deal'

Nov 7th 2017, 12:49 PM 519 Views 0 Comments

Kenny Jacobs made his first public appearance since the crisis.

From today, permanent diversions are in place on Dublin's Dawson Street
# Luas Works
# Luas Works

From today, permanent diversions are in place on Dublin's Dawson Street

Nov 7th 2017, 9:42 AM 25,452 Views 37 Comments

Permanent road diversions are being put in place to make room for the new cross-city Luas line.